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Current Hourly Weather Conditions

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Hourly Weather Observations for the last 3 days

The following observations are listed in decoded format.  You may click on the airport identifier on the map, or use the links below the map.  If you need to have the encoded observations, visit the Aviation Weather Center's METAR page, using the airport identifier listed.

Taylorville, Taylorville Municipal Airport Bloomington, Central Illinois Regional Airport Lincoln, Logan County Airport Decatur, Decatur Airport Springfield, Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Champaign, University of Illinois - Willard Airport Peoria, Greater Peoria Regional Airport Jacksonville, Jacksonville Municipal Airport Pittsfield, Pittsfield Penstone Municipal Airport Pontiac, Pontiac Municipal Airport Lacon, Marshall County Airport Galesburg, Galesburg Municipal Airport Macomb, Macomb Municipal Airport Mattoon, Coles County Memorial Airport Paris, Edgar County Airport Rantoul, Rantoul National Aviation Center - Frank Elliott Field Danville, Vermilion County Airport Indianapolis, Indianapolis International Airport Lafayette, Purdue University Airport Kankakee, Greater Kankakee Airport Burlington, Southeast Iowa Regional Airport Quincy, Quincy Regional Airport - Baldwin Field Keokuk, Keokuk Municipal Airport Terre Haute, Terre Haute International Airport Effingham, Effingham County Memorial Airport Litchfield, Litchfield Municipal Airport Robinson, Robinson Municipal Airport Olney, Olney-Noble Airport St. Louis, Lambert-St. Louis International Airport Flora, Flora Municipal Airport Salem, Salem-Leckrone Airport Peru, Illinois Valley Regional Airport - Walter A. Duncan Field Centralia, Centralia Municipal Airport Moline, Quad City International Airport Sterling/Rock Falls, Whiteside County Airport - Joseph H. Bittorf Field Lawrenceville, Lawrenceville-Vincennes International Airport Mt. Carmel, Mt. Carmel Municipal Airport Fairfield, Fairfield Municipal Airport Chicago, O'Hare International Airport Chicago, Midway International Airport Pontiac, Pontiac Municipal Airport Morris, Morris Municipal Airport - James A. Washburn Field Joliet, Joliet Regional Airport Aurora, Aurora Municipal Airport Savanna, Tri Township Airport Freeport, Albertus Airport Rockford, Northwest Chicagoland Regional Airport Rochelle, Rochelle Municipal Airport - Koritz Field DeKalb, Taylor Municipal Airport West Chicago, DuPage Airport Waukegan, Waukegan Regional Airport Lansing, Lansing Municipal Airport Romeoville, Lewis University Airport Evansville, Evansville Regional Airport Cahokia, St. Louis Downtown Airport Sparta, Sparta Community Airport - Hunter Field Flora Municipal Airport Carmi, Carmi Municipal Airport Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Airport Marion, Williamson County Regional Airport Harrisburg, Raleigh Airport Carbondale/Murphysoboro, Southern Illinois Airport Metropolis, Metropolis Municipal Airport Cairo, Cairo Municipal Airport Alton, St. Louis Regional Airport Belleville, Scott Air Force Base - Midamerica AirportIllinois Map

Graphical & Text Displays of Hourly Weather Observations for past 48 hours:



Some caveats about this data:

  • This data has not been quality controlled, and should be considered preliminary.  CERTIFIED climate data is available from the National Climatic Data Center or from the Midwestern Regional Climate Center.

  • Lack of data for a period of time may be the result of a communications failure, and the observations may still be available from one of the centers above.

  • Weather described as "fair" means that no clouds were observed below
    12,000 feet.  This is a limitation of all automated stations, which make up nearly all observations in the list.

  • Sky conditions give the general state of the sky, and the height of each cloud layer.  Heights are given in hundreds of feet (e.g. 120 is 12,000 ft; 012 is 1,200 ft., 001 is 100 ft.).  State of the sky is divided into SKC (sky clear), CLR (clear below 12,000 ft), FEW (2/8 or less cloud cover up to that height), SCT (3/8 through 4/8 of cloud cover up to that height), BKN (5/8 through 7/8 of cloud cover up to that height), OVC (sky cloudy), and VV (vertical visibility -- clouds obscured by precipitation or obstructions to vision).

  • Weather "in the vicinity" indicates within 5 to 10 miles of the station. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.